H.R. 1980 (113th): Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act


May 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Timothy Walz

Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 14, 2013
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from requesting additional medical examinations of veterans who have submitted sufficient medical evidence provided by non-Department medical professionals and to improve the efficiency of processing certain claims for disability compensation by veterans, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/14/2013--Introduced.Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act - Prohibits the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), during the six-year period after the enactment of this Act, from requesting a medical examination in connection ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 14, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1980”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


26 cosponsors (19D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 935 (Related)
Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 2013

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